In healthcare, there’s lots of chatter about the vagus nerve and its relationship to physical, emotional, and psychological wellness. The public should always get curious and learn more when a topic is frequently discussed, as is the case here. Discovering the power of the vagus nerve can impact your health dramatically.What is the Vagus Nerve?Continue Reading »
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Why Clients Happily Pay Out of Pocket to Receive a Higher Level of Care
Let’s face it, healthcare in America has its challenges. When it comes to physical therapy, in traditional clinics, insurance companies dictate the number of visits allowed for a particular condition. In that setting, your insurance coverage is shut off, sometimes long before a condition is fully addressed, which can lead to long-term problems. An unresolvedContinue Reading »
Uncovering the Secret Language of Scars
It’s a little-known fact that scars from surgery or trauma are often the root cause of chronic pain and dysfunction – even if the surgery or trauma was decades ago. No matter how old a scar is it can still be treated and healed. Let’s dive into the secrets of scars and unravel the mystery onceContinue Reading »
Craniosacral Therapy for the Treatment of Anxiety and Chronic Pain
Do you struggle with chronic back/neck pain, stress or anxiety?Have you tried chiropractic, acupuncture, massage or traditional physical therapy with minimal results or experienced only temporary relief ?Did your doctor prescribe medication which seems to make you tired along with adverse side affects? I understand your frustration completely! I’ve walked in your shoes! I struggled withContinue Reading »
Learn to Master the Art of Creating Healthy Boundaries
I first wrote about creating healthy boundaries in 2015 with my blog Master 5 Powerful Ways to Create Emotional Boundaries. I had such an overwhelming response from women wanting to know more on how to set boundaries that I decided I needed to share this information. It is a huge topic that many women struggle with(yoursContinue Reading »
Does Foam Rolling Help Release Tightness in The ITB?
Foam Rolling the ITB(Iliotibial band) has become a popular technique to supposedly decrease tightness in the lateral leg/hip/knee region, increase mobility and decrease hip/knee pain. I see physical therapists , trainers, and healthcare practitioners prescribing the foam roll quite often for people with knee pain/hip problems. In addition, I see people at the gym constantly rollingContinue Reading »
Is Rest The Answer For Healing Back Pain?
Many of the patients I work with suffer from chronic back pain, stenosis, sciatica and disc pathology. I get asked this question quite often: “Martha should I rest my back until I’m feeling more mobile and I’m out of pain to start exercising again?” The answer is “NO”. Let me explain ……. If you are experiencing lower backContinue Reading »
Learn Powerful Tools to Stay Physically and Emotionally Fit after 40
Learn Powerful Tools to Stay Physically and Emotionally Fit after 40 I recently had the opportunity to speak with my colleague Dr. Dave Candy who is a Holistic Pain Specialist, physical therapist and owner of More 4 Life. He invited me to be his guest on his podcast. Listen to the whole podcast here: https://m4lpt.com/martha-tassinari/In this episode,Continue Reading »
Craniosacral Therapy for Migraine Relief
Discover the Most Effective Form of Therapy for Migraine Pain ReliefThe key to experiencing relief from migraines is to address the root cause of the problem, learn the pattern of the migraine and know the triggers. Many healthcare practitioners are just treating the symptoms of the headache without understanding the root cause of the problemContinue Reading »
Where You are Having Pain May Not be The Root Cause of Your Problem
This is sometimes a difficult concept for our patients to understand. Where someone is experiencing pain is not necessarily where the root cause of the problem is. Pain is a symptom of some type of dysfunction in the body. To resolve any type of pain in the body it is necessary to identify the source ofContinue Reading »